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PRESS RELEASE: Dolphins Trade For Julius Thomas

Posted Mar 9, 2017

Thomas has played six NFL seasons, four with the Denver Broncos (2011-14) and two with the Jaguars (2015-16) and was selected to the Pro Bowl following both the 2013 and 2014 seasons.

The Miami Dolphins today announced they have made a trade with the Jacksonville Jaguars for two-time Pro Bowl tight end Julius Thomas. In return, the Dolphins will send the Jaguars their seventh-round pick (240th overall) in the 2017 NFL draft.

Thomas has played six NFL seasons, four with the Denver Broncos (2011-14) and two with the Jaguars (2015-16) and was selected to the Pro Bowl following both the 2013 and 2014 seasons. He has totaled 51 career games played with 41 starts and recorded 185 receptions for 2,018 yards (10.9 avg.) and 33 touchdowns. His 33 touchdowns are the fourth-most among NFL tight ends from 2011-16. Thomas caught 65 passes for 788 yards (12.1 avg.) and 12 touchdowns in 2013, posting career highs in all three categories and helping the Broncos win the AFC. He originally entered the NFL as a fourth-round selection (129th overall) by the Broncos in the 2011 NFL draft.